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  1. The Brief: Did France's spaceman see the stars aligning?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    ... When he departed for the International Space Station, Alain Juppe was still the favourite. A few days later Francois Fillon won the centre-right primary by a surprising margin. Many of us saw Fillon as president at that time. But he was then ...

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  2. After strong start, Macron eyes parliamentary majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... -- who had been hoping to stage a comeback in the election after their scandal-hit presidential candidate Francois Fillon crashed out in the first round -- are trailing on 22 percent. The Socialists of Macron's predecessor as president, Francois ...

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  3. France's Macron makes - moralizing' public life a priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... In late January, for instance, Le Canard EnchaA nA , a French satirical newspaper, alleged that Francois Fillon , a conservative initially expected to win the election handily, had employed his wife and two of his children for jobs they never ...

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  4. discussed previouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Daily Kos

    ... and Macron-should have been a massive boon to mainstream conservatives. Indeed, party, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, making the runoff against Le Pen and handily trouncing her in the second round, while the left would get entirely shut out. ...

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  5. France: Macron ally faces nepotism allegations, amid cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... ions. The presidential campaign was troubled by a major scandal surrounding conservative candidate Francois Fillon. Prosecutors started investigating allegations that Fillon's family benefited from cushy taxpayer-funded jobs they allegedly didn't do.

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  6. Macron ally Richard Ferrand under fire over property dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Newsday

    ... hot potato in France since the revelation last year - also by Le Canard Enchaine - that presidential hopeful Francois Fillon had paid his wife for parliamentary work. Media reports questioned whether she had actually performed the work she was paid ...

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  7. France's Macron acts on pledge to clean up politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... parliamentary elections. The election campaign was jolted by allegations against conservative candidate Francois Fillon, who was placed under formal investigation in mid-campaign in March on suspicion of embezzling state funds. Once the favourite, ...

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  8. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... parliamentary elections. The election campaign was jolted by allegations against conservative candidate Francois Fillon, who was placed under formal investigation in mid-campaign in March on suspicion of embezzling state funds. Once the favourite, ...

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  9. Two Presidents: Emmanuel Macron and Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... Clinton. Macron, who ran a good, energetic, unorthodox campaign, was fortunate not to face center-rightist Francois Fillon, the front runner for a time. Fillon was disgraced and lost voter support with revelation of the fake jobs for his wife ...

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  10. Matt Johnson: The second waveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    ... the 'non-centrist' candidates won 61 percent of the vote to Macron's 24 percent." He's referring to Francois Fillon on the right and Jean-Luc Melenchon on the left, who received 20 percent and 19.6 percent of the first-round vote, respectively (Le ...

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  11. France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees MerkelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... was a close associate of former prime minister Alain Juppe and used to support the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon until the candidate was embroiled in an embezzlement scandal a year ago. Macron is the conservative Merkel's fourth French ...

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  12. Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En MarcheRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... like him, have never held elected office. In the first round, French Catholics favoured Republican candidate Francois Fillon, although not by a wide enough margin to see him through to the second round. Valls, a centre-leaning politician in favour ...

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  13. Macron leading France to ArmageddonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Catallaxy

    France's election of Macron was an accident due to the right's Francois Fillon imploding because he was so skint that he had to invent a government job for his wife. Macron by contrast married a wealthy woman 23 years his senior who, as a drama teacher, doubtless proved invaluable in training him to put across the vacuous Blairide slogans on which he rode to office.

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  14. The myth of the Macron renaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Spiked

    ... and the right-wing Les Republicains . He worked under former right-wing prime ministers Alain Juppe and Francois Fillon (the failed right-wing candidate in this year's election). Macron has come under fire for choosing Philippe, partly because he ...

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  15. French president's Cabinet mixes old and new, left and rightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | News Times

    ... Photo via AP) FILE - In this Feb.17, 2017 file photo, then French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, right, listens to Gerald Darmanin, in Tourcoing, northern France. Darmanin has been named Wednesday May 17, 2017 French Minister ...

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  16. NEWSMAKER-Macron picks pro-EU conservative Le Maire as French finance chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Reuters

    ... party in 2014, and finished fifth in the party's presidential primaries last year. He became LR candidate Francois Fillon's international affairs spokesman, but resigned when the former prime minister was embroiled in a financial scandal this year. ...

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  17. France's new president in Berlin after naming prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon, the party's nominee. Reacting to Philippe's appointment Monday by President Emmanuel Macron, Juppe called the new prime minister ...

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  18. French president Emmanuel Macron appoints relatively unknown prime ministerRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Emmanuel Macron took over as French president on Sunday, promising to heal the country's divisions and breathe new life into the European Union. Republican MP Philippe is the mayor of Le Havre , a port city in northwestern France , and a political ally of Alain Juppe, the former prime minister who lost his party's nomination to Francois Fillon in the primary elections a year ago.

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  19. Macron Picks Conservative Prime MinisterRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... of Mr Macron's Republic on the Move party. When Mr Juppe was beaten, the 46-year-old pledged his support to Francois Fillon but later quit the campaign when prosecutors started investigating allegations that the presidential candidate gave family ...

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  20. Poll shows third of French satisfied with Philippe nominationRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... during the right-center primary in November last year before joining the campaign of Republican nominee Francois Fillon. Philippe started his political life as a Socialist member when he was a student before switching to the right. He has a diploma ...

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